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Victoria University has consolidated its research activity.

From 2018 research of the Victoria Institute is located within the Institute for Sustainable Industries & Liveable Cities.

Contact details of staff at the Victoria Institute for Education, Diversity and Lifelong Learning. 

The Victoria Institute
300 Queen Street
VIC 3000

Postal Address

The Victoria Institute
Victoria University
Queen Street Campus
PO Box 14428
VIC 8001

Phone: +61 3 9919 4362

Research staff

Contact details for the Victoria Institute research staff.
Name Position Contact details
Professor Rob Strathdee Acting Director +61 3 9919 5594
Claire Brown

Associate Director, The Victoria Institute

National Director, AVID Australia

+61 3 9919 4604
Associate Professor Julie White Principal Research Fellow +61 3 9919 1844
Dr Fiona MacDonald Research Fellow

+61 3 9919 1334

Professional staff

Contact details for professional staff in the Victoria Institute.
Name Position Contact details
Karen Rosauer Project Research Officer +61 3 9919 1113
Hendrik Jacobs Communication Coordinator +61 3 9919 1880
Ray Magid Business Manager, AVID Australia +61 3 9919 9158




Contact details

Associate Professor Christopher Sonn CRN Scholar +61 3 9919 5226
Dr John Martino CRN Scholar/Senior Lecturer +61 3 9919 2026
Dr Alison Baker Adjunct Fellow +61 3 9919 4868
Emeritus Professor Berwyn Clayton Adjunct Professor
Hugh Guthrie Adjunct Professor
Maxwell Winchester Adjunct Fellow
Peter Noonan Professor of Tertiary Education Policy +61 3 9919 1871

Honorary, Adjunct & Visiting staff

Contact details for honorary, adjunct and visiting staff at Victoria Institute.
Name Position Contact details
Professor Meg Maguire Visiting Professor
Professor Lyndal Bond Adjunct Professor
Professor Roger Slee Professor
Professor Airini Adjunct Professor
Professor Alfonso Jimenez Visiting Professor
Professor André de Quadros Adjunct Professor
Professor Richard Teese Adjunct Professor
Mark O'Rourke Adjunct Fellow
Helene Rooks Adjunct Fellow
Sean McComb Adjunct Fellow
Brendan Murray Adjunct Fellow
Dr Radhika Gorur Adjunct Fellow
Bernard Stapleton Adjunct Fellow
Jo (Adriana) van Son Adjunct Fellow

PhD candidates

Contact details for PhD candidates in Victoria Institute.
Name Position Contact details
Margaret Callingham Research Assistant/CRN PhD Candidate
Daniel Bolotin CRN PhD Candidate
Abdallelh Alharbi PhD Candidate
Ferdousi Anis PhD Candidate
Helen Bayne PhD Candidate
Louisa Ellum PhD Candidate
Wafaa Jan PhD Candidate
Abdullah Madhesh PhD Candidate
Brendan Murray PhD Candidate
Frances Newell PhD Candidate
Lye Ng PhD Candidate
Olalekan Olagookun PhD Candidate
Elaine Speight-Burton PhD Candidate
Amir Tatai PhD Candidate
Jo van Son PhD Candidate